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Disability Aids

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on the Transforming Community Equipment and Wheelchair Services programme; and if he will make a statement. (277670)

The Transforming Community Equipment team has designed a radical new model for delivery of community equipment, which will give state-supported users the choice not previously available. This has been adopted by seven local authorities and we are currently working with a further 10 partnerships.

The Department is considering the future model for wheelchair services.